• Apr

    Time: 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Location: Woodlands Regional Library, Auditorium

    Our children are digital natives, immersed in media and technology even when they are very young.

    How can parents guide them to thrive holistically in this digital age? Join this seminar for a morning of learning and conversation with media and child development experts, followed by a detailed breakout session by experts.

    All parents and educators are welcome.

    Programme details:
    • 9.30am – 10.00am: 
    • 10.00am – 10.15am: Opening address by Professor Tan Cheng Han (Chairman of Media Literacy Council)
    • 10:15am – 11.15am: Panel Discussion moderated by Mrs Ang-Oh Chui Hwa (ECDA Fellow and Principal of Far Eastern Kindergarten) Panel members include Professor Tan Cheng Han (Chairman of Media Literacy Council), Dr Jared Ng (Consultant Psychiatrist, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Mental health) and Mr Chong Ee Jay (member of Media Literacy Council and Manager of TOUCH Cyberwellness)
    • 11.15am – 11.45am: Tea Break (Refreshments will be provided)
    • 11.45 am – 1.00pm: Breakout Session

    Parents Participants will get to choose 1 of the 3 breakout sessions to attend at the seminar:

    [1] Online Gaming- The New Playground
    By Mr Nicholas Aaron Khoo, Chairman & Co-founder Singapore’s Cybersports and Online Gaming Association

    [2] Screen time and your child’s learning, development & well-being: Finding the right balance
    By Dr Jared Ng
    Consultant psychiatrist, Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Institute of Mental health

    [3] The ABCs of Building a Media- Wise Family
    By Ms Carol Loi, Deputy Director of Outreach Division, Media Development Authority

    Click here for more details (external website)